Assumption traffic stop/ narcotics arrest

Staff Report

Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the Sunday night arrest of Jared Martin Kenney, 17, of 291 West Third St., Reserve, on charges related to a traffic stop.

Deputies observed the vehicle being driven by Kenney commit a traffic violation. Deputies pursued the suspect vehicle from Bayou Corne to LA 1 and Spur 70 in Plattenville.

Deputies made contact with the driver who was identified as Kenney. The violator was interviewed and that interview led to the search of Kenney’s vehicle. The search yielded a quantity of codeine for which Kenney had no prescription.

Kenney was placed under arrest, transported to the Assumption Parish Detention Center where he was booked on charges of:

*Speeding 85/55-Mile Zone

*Reckless Operation of a Motor Vehicle

*Possession of Codeine

Kenney was incarcerated pending a bond hearing.